Home/Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://geekkid.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

We do not allow comments on this site for safety and privacy reasons.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We do not use contact forms on this site for safety and privacy reasons.

Cookies

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Links to Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. When you go to other websites from here, we advise you to be aware and read their privacy policy.

Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Information sent to Google has anonymized IPs. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described in Google’s Privacy Policy and for the purposes set out above. We honor a browser’s Do Not Track (DNT) request, however, not all browsers have that feature. You can opt out of Google Analytics if you disable or refuse the cookie, disable JavaScript, or use the following button: 

Who we share your data with

From time-to-time our website developer and hosting provider Skookum Monkey Hosting and Design has access to your data in order to perform site maintenance, and perform DDoS mitigation and other security measure. Skookum Monkey Hosting and Design does not collect, save, or use this data for its own purposes.  Skookum Monkey Hosting and Designs has two privacy policies: one for clients and one for visitors.

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

We do not send your data anywhere not already mentioned.

Your contact information

GeekKid
3585 Sutton Loop
Fremont, CA 94536

Attention: Privacy Officer
Email: privacy@geekkid.com

Additional information

How we protect your data

The following security measures will be followed to ensure that client personal information is appropriately protected:

  • The use of user IDs and passwords;
  • Encryption;
  • Firewalls;
  • Restricting employee access to personal information as appropriates;
  • Data storage in Canada.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Our website and hosting server have multiple firewalls. Our website is scanned once a day for possible data breaches and vulnerabilities. If a data breach or vulnerability is detected, a site admin is alerted by email. If your data has been compromised, we will alert you no later than 3 days from the date of the detected breach, letting you know which data was compromised, what we have done to prevent it from occurring again, and steps to take to secure your data. Vulnerabilities are patched within 24 hours of patch’s availability.

What third parties we receive data from

We do not receive any data from third parties.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We do not do any automated decision making and/or profiling with user data.